Tungiasis

Marcelo H. Grunwald, Avi Shai, Bernardo Mosovich, Ilana Avinoach

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Abstract

A 24-year-old man developed slow-growing lesions on subungual and plantar areas that appeared a few weeks after returning from a trip to South America. The diagnosis of tungiasis was established by microscopic examination of a lesion. Tungiasis rarely seen in non-endemic areas.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-47
Number of pages2
JournalAustralasian Journal of Dermatology
Volume41
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 18 Mar 2000
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Chigoe
  • Chique
  • Colombia
  • Equador
  • Piroque
  • Tunga penetrans

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